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Hobson, Houghton and Co

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of Don Steel Works, Savile Street, Sheffield, Manufacturers of Steel Files

1828 Company established by Francis Hobson.

1903 Incorporated as a limited company amalgamating George Fisher and Co and Gregory and Bramall.

1914 Manufacturers of steel files, rolling mills, forge and melting furnaces. Specialities: tool steels, wire drawers' plates, needle wire, hammers, twist drills etc. Employees 48. [1]

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